August, 2014

 

Election Commission Launches Smartphone App

Lebanon, TN –The Wilson County Election Commission launched a new Mobile App that allows voters to check their registration status, locate their polling location, view the Election Commission’s website and keep up with the wait times at the Early Voting sites. The app was built by Lebanon resident Jeff Westbrook- a student at Vol State and an intern with the Election Commission. “This new mobile app is a great resource to share information about elections and voting with Wilson County voters. Media and technology continue to evolve and we recognizeRead More


Date for Sales Tax Referendum Set by Election Commission

Lebanon, TN –The Wilson County Election Commissioners met on Thursday, August 14th to call an election for  Tuesday, September 23,2014  for a City of Lebanon Sales and Use Tax Referendum.  The Lebanon City Council voted to hold a referendum to raise the local sales and use tax from 2.25% to 2.75% in March.  The Wilson County Commission voted to opt in to the sales tax referendum and include the question on the County General election. As a result of the countywide sales tax question failing to be approved in theRead More


Election Commission launches smartphone app for local voters

The Wilson County Election Commission launched a new mobile app that allows voters to check their registration status, locate their polling location, view the Election Commission’s website and keep up with the wait times at early voting sites. Lebanon resident Jeff Westbrook – a student at Vol State and an intern with the Election Commission – built the app. “This new mobile app is a great resource to share information about elections and voting with Wilson County voters. Media and technology continue to evolve and we recognize the need toRead More


Provisional Counting Board Meets

Lebanon, TN –Wilson County Election Commissioners met on Monday, August 11th to count provisional ballots cast for the August 7, 2014 Election. __ Provisional votes were counted and added to the Early Voting, Absentee and Election Day votes cast in Wilson County. Election results, including provisional votes, remain unofficial until the election is certified by the Election Commission. There are many reasons a person may be required to cast a Provisional Ballot. Provisional voting allows voters who do not have their required photo ID, are not readily found on theRead More